- A South African athlete has scooped the first gold medal at the World Para Athletics Championships
- She was congratulated by the official government account on social media
- Mzansi social media users also joined in with encouraging words
Halala to Anrune Weyers, who won South Africa's first gold medal at the Dubai 2019 World Para Athletics Championships. The young lady led the women’s 400m, breaking a new record.
Weyers finished the race in a time of 55.79. The South African government Facebook account congratulated her along with the message:
"Keep on flying the SA flag high!"
Social media users joined the government in congratulating her. Facebook user Katlego Simon Malatji said:
"Congrats Anrune! And thanks for flying SA flag high."
Elvis Selelo Makgatho said:
"Congratulations to her, thank you for making SA a proud country."
Pierre Laubscher said:
"Brilliant, well done."
Christina van Neel said:
"Well done. This is just so awesome."
Christopher Maitin said:
"Congratulations, you make us proud."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that an eight-year-old was crowned the Grand Champ in this year's International Mental Arithmetic Competition, which was hosted in China. According to Upworthy.com, she managed to solve a staggering 70 mathematical problems in just five minutes using only her brainpower.
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